Bam: DepEd must catch up on underspending

Sen. Bam Aquino urged the Department of Education (DepEd) to address its underspending to speed up delivery of needed learning materials to millions of primary and secondary students in the country.  “The DepEd needs to be more efficient in its delivery, which can hamper the delivery of learning materia
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Sen. Bam elated by all-out support for free college education

Sen. Bam Aquino welcomed the government’s all-out support for the full implementation of the law providing free education in state colleges and universities, local universities and colleges (LUCs) and vocational schools under the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA). “We are happ
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Sen. Bam to DepEd: Teach financial literacy in schools

The Department of Education has yet to roll out the law mandating financial literacy and entrepreneurial training in basic education. "Two years have passed since the Youth Entrepreneurship Act was passed into law but there is still no movement in its implementation," said Sen. Bam, the principal sponso
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